Zakary

Zakary is a wife, mother of two fabulous children, and a retired bartender. She traded in her wine opener for her laptop and now works from home as a Program Manager for a publishing network. She was chosen to speak at the BlogHer 2013 Voices of the Year Community Keynote. Zakary has been Rocky Mountain High for 13 years and blogs her story at Raising Colorado.   

My Blogs

Listen To Your Mother Denver: Now With Video

The videos for Listen To Your Mother 2014...more

This Just In

And by this I mean Zoe sent me a the very best postcard from Scotland. On the back, she informs me that red squirrels are prevalent in Scotland and she wishes that she could bring me one because she’s my favorite daughter. She will be back in seven days and I am really ready for her to come home ....more

Around Here

We had a fantastic, busy weekend and I hope you did too. Seriously, I can’t keep up with Troy. I took him to the movies just so I could sit down for a hour and a half ....more

Take Our Stuff Out To The Ball Game

I have spent a majority of the last two months at the baseball field with my six-year-old son. He plays on a team and Tuesday is practice and Saturday is game day. We love it, it is so great for him to spend time with his friends and stay active ....more

Homemade Chocolate Avocado Fudgsicles For The Zoku

Last summer I bought the...more

Take Our Stuff Out To The Ball Game

I have spent a majority of the last two months at the baseball field with my six-year-old son. He plays on a team and Tuesday is practice and Saturday is game day. We love it, it is so great for him to spend time with his friends and stay active. However, I do not love trying to round up all the gear that seems to migrate all over the house twice a week when we are trying to get out the door....more

Best Pen For Chalkboard Labels

I am obsessed with chalkboard labels, I want to chalkboard label the world. Or at least all of the things in my house. I’ve been on the hunt for a good pen to write on said labels that doesn’t smear ....more

Around Here (At Lake Dillon)

On the way home from Lake Dillon, Troy looked out the window and said, “I wish Zoe was here, but I’m glad I got a new rubber band gun and she didn’t”. He’s a truth teller. Also? ...more

And Today He Left His Backpack At Home

I dropped Troy off at Vacation Bible School yesterday morning and then went home and promptly took a 30 minute nap. I forgot how hard it is to parent one child without another child to run interference and I had only one child for almost seven years. In other words, I really miss my favorite (works for free) nanny (his sister) ....more

The Sun, It’s Out

The sun is gracing us with its presence finally. It is June and warm enough now to consistently enjoy the outdoors. My favorite part is cooking outside ....more